Dorothy Bratsas Scholarship

This grantmaking program is currently closed, but we encourage you to revisit this page often to learn about new grant cycles.

The Dorothy Bratsas scholarship was established by the generosity of the late Dr. Dorothy Bratsas.  This  scholarship intends to assist female students who attended high school in the Greater New Orleans region who plan to continue their education in college.

Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.


Applicants to the Dorothy Bratsas Scholarship Fund must be:

  • A female high school senior, high school graduate or current undergraduate, who attended high school in Orleans Parish, Metairie or Kenner.
  • Planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).


This scholarship is managed by Scholarship America.  Applications are available at:  All inquiries should be directed to: